La Verkin

La Verkin (HM14DS)

Location: La Verkin, UT 84745 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 11.962', W 113° 16.17'

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"Indian for Beautiful Valley"

In 1881 Thomas Judd, promoter, with others completed an 840 foot tunnel and 1 1/4 mile canal to bring water from the Rio Virgin for the cultivation of this valley. Excavations opened a large crystal cave of stalactite and stalagmites.
In 1903, the first post office with H.W. Gubler as post master. June 23, 1904, an L.D.S. Ward was organized under a bowery with Morris Wilson as bishop, in 1904 first school house was built.
HM NumberHM14DS
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Marker Number134
Year Placed1949
Placed ByDaughters of Utah Pioneers – Crystal Cave Camp
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 4:24pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 298582 N 4119401
Decimal Degrees37.19936667, -113.26950000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 11.962', W 113° 16.17'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 11' 57.72" N, 113° 16' 10.20" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-44 E 100 S, La Verkin UT 84745, US
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